Puff Pastry is a versatile ingredient that can be used in many recipes savory or sweet. With these puff pastry recipes you can easily make impressive looking dishes.
Every smart lady has a few clever tricks to help them make things easier in the kitchen; puff pastry is one of my favorites!
Puff pastry is one of those magical things where it bakes perfectly every time. Oh and did I mention its buttery and flaky too? Simply top it or fill it with a variety of things like meat, veggies, fruit or chocolate.
These recipes feature the puff pastry in many ways like beef empanadas, nutella croissants and cheesy baked eggs.
These puff pastry recipes are no fuss and will surely impress whoever eats them.
Here’s 16 Impressive Puff Pastry Recipes That Are Secretly Easy!
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1. Beef Empanadas Olives
Found from Diethood
These delicate pockets of beef and olives will hit the spot with the spicy and briny filling. The flaky crust is crispy and perfectly golden brown. The filling you can make ahead of time and fill as needed. These empanadas are quick to prepare and will be devoured quickly!
2. Ginger Pear Puff Pastry Tart
Found from Fork Knife Swoon
This beautiful dessert looks impressive and is secretly easy. The nearly translucent, thin layers of fresh pear brushed with a sweet, spiced ginger sauce nestled seductively a top flaky, golden puff-pastry was just too much to resist!
3. Chicken Pot Pie
Found from Lovely Little Kitchen
When the weather turns colder it’s nice to snuggle up next to the fire and enjoy a comforting bowl of chicken pot pie. This simple chicken pot pie recipe will soon be a family favorite that you will happily make again and again. The puff pastry is woven into a lattice pattern which completes the pot pie!
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4. Pepperoni Puff Pastry Pizza
Found from How Sweet Eats
Craving pizza? You definitely will after you see this recipe. Making pizza can be quiet time consuming and difficult to make from scratch. But this puff pastry pizza is everything you want on a busy night. Under 30 minutes you will have crispy delicious homemade pizza!
5. 3 Ingredient Nutella Croissants
Found from Gimme Some Oven
Here’s a dessert that is a take on a french pastry favorite. These nutella croissants are only 3 ingredients that include puff pastry, water and of course nutella! These buttery pastries will bring joy to everyone who has them!
6. Pepper Steak Pie
Found from Simply Delicious Food
These delicious pepper steak pies are made with steak, onions, garlic, rosemary, thyme, and tomatoes stuffed inside to pieces of puff pastry. The golden brown crusts holds all these delicious flavor inside like a pretty little packet!
7. Simple Cherry Pastry Pies
Found from Sally’s Baking Addiction
Think of these cherry pastry pies like the ultimate pop tart. The homemade cherry filling inside is insanely good and makes it the perfect handheld treat!
8. Spinach Puff Pastry Rolls with Feta Ricotta
Found from Picture The Recipe
Here’s a delicious bite of savory pastries! What’s even more appealing about this recipe is that using puff pastry and the filling (which you can make ahead of time) you can shape or cut these anyway and size you like. This makes them so easy to prepare as a bite-sized appetizer, a midday snack or as lunch serve with a green salad!
9. Puff Pastry Glazed Donuts
Found from Six Sisters’ Stuff
Craving donuts but don’t want to spend all day in the kitchen? Use puff pastry dough to create your donuts. The puff pastry fries perfectly golden brown with buttery flaky layers that will be devoured so fast!
10. Asparagus Egg and Prosciutto Tart
Found from Half Baked Harvest
This puff pastry recipe has everything you ever want in a delightful package. You start with a layer of puff pastry and sprinkle everything spice (you know the stuff made for bagels) fresh basil, a little Gruyère cheese, asparagus and prosciutto. Bake that all up in the oven and allow the pasty to get puffy golden brown, the cheese to melt, the asparagus to roast, and the prosciutto to get extra crispy. When it comes out of the oven add soft boiled eggs with salt and pepper. Slice and serve. This tart is perfect for every occasion like brunch, lunch, dinner, appetizers and so much more!
11. Blueberry Puff Pastry Pies
Found from Dinner with Julie
This will be one of those recipes that you can keep in your back pocket and use all year round. The puff pastry is rolled and cut into squares then fill the center with a fruit filling like raspberries, strawberries, peaches, figs or in this case blueberries. Then bake until golden. My favorite part is serving these individual pies with a scoop of fresh vanilla ice cream. Its simple and the best bite ever!
12. Veggie Quiche
Found from Shugary Sweets
Maybe you are having a bunch of people over and need a quick brunch item. This no fuss veggies quiche is perfect for entertaining or feeding your family. Place the puff pastry dough in a pie dish and mix the eggs, veggies and cheese into a bowl. Then pour the mixture over the dough. Next place it into the oven. Within 30 minutes you’ll have a delicious quiche that will make you look like you spent all day in the kitchen but we both know you didn’t!
13. Cheesy Puff Pastry Baked Eggs
Found from Just A Taste
Here’s a 4 ingredient breakfast recipe that is good enough to impress your guest. All you need is puff pastry, cheese, eggs and fresh chives. These perfectly baked egg pastries are filling but light. They can be made in large batches for a crowd or just a few for a simple family breakfast!
14. Vegetable Wellington with Mushrooms and Spinach
Found from PureWow
This recipe just fascinates me since beef wellingtons are typically intimidating to make but this vegetable wellington is easy enough that anyone can make it. You could indulge and spend the rest of the night in a food coma, or you could try our lightened-up veggie Wellington instead. And with the help of store-bought puff-pastry sheets, stuffed with delicious veggies you have a twist on a comfort-food classic that couldn’t be easier to make.
15. Ina Garten’s Sticky Buns
Found from Pass The Sushi
Indulge your sweet tooth with these simple sticky buns. This recipe is an adaption of Ina Garten’s sticky bun recipe and it is nothing but a star! Perfectly flaky dough with a caramel and nut topping that’s not overly sweet, but is certainly enough to satisfy your sweet tooth.
16. Apple Rose Tarts
Found from Kirbie Cravings
These apple roses are simple beautiful and highly impressive for very little work. By rolling thin slices of apple into a strip of puff pastry then its baked into a muffin pan to hold its shape. WHen its done baking sprinkle powdered sugar on top to give it a beautiful presentation.
Turns out you can make many recipes with frozen puff pastry dough. These puff pastry recipes are sure to impress and will definitely be a big hit for a family dinner or your next party!
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